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March 2017

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Reception | 39. El Nopal by Fidencio Fifield-Perez

March 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Memphis College of Art will host a reception honoring the works of MCA alumnus Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) in the exhibition 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit. The show will be on view in the Rust Hall Main Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. The show and reception are free and open to the public, as well as his Visiting Artist lecture on March 2. Fifield-Perez’s work focuses on labor, societal perceptions of Los Invisibles, and…

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Reception | Circles: Works by Emily Miller

March 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Emily Miller

This reception will take place concurrent with the reception for 39. El Nopal, installations by Fidencio Fified-Perez. The exhibition will be on view in the Rust Hall Alumni Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

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Class | Free Family Art Workshop

March 4 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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Entrepreneurial Workshop 1: Legally Protect Your Work

March 21 @ 12:15 pm1:45 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Entrepreneurial Workshop 1

MCA’s Director of Professional Practices will host a 3-part Lunch & Learn Entrepreneurial Workshop series for current students and alumni that will offer important and helpful information about how to start a business. During this session, you will learn about licensing images, copywriting, trademarking and elements of a partnership contract. The other two sessions are March 28 & April 4. For more information, contact Andrea Crowley at acrowley@mca.edu.

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Entrepreneurial Workshop 2: Turn Your Idea Into a Business

March 28 @ 12:15 pm1:45 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Entrepreneurial Workshop 2

MCA’s Director of Professional Practices will host a 3-part Lunch & Learn Entrepreneurial Workshop series for current students and alumni that will offer important and helpful information about how to start a business. This second session will cover how to organize your idea, understand business structures and key resources to get started. The other next session will take place April 4. For more information, contact Andrea Crowley at acrowley@mca.edu.

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April 2017


Class | Free Family Art Workshop

April 1 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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Free


Summer Art Camp Preview Day

April 1 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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SUmmer ARt Camp Home slider

Get a first look at some of the exciting new activities and courses for Memphis College of Art’s 2017 Summer Art Camp at this free Camp Preview Day! This year’s newly accredited camp will feature 12 new courses in subjects such as Design Thinking, Fashion Design and Kinetic Sculpture, in addition to regular programming in more traditional media including painting and drawing, collage and ceramics. For more information about this year’s Summer Art Camp, click here. Families who attend Camp…

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Entrepreneurial Workshop 3: Get Funded

April 4 @ 12:15 pm1:45 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Entrepreneurial Workshop 3

In this final session of our 3-part Entrepreneurial Workshop series, MCA’s Director of Professional Practices will present on various options to help fund your startup business, such as crowdfunding sites Kickstarter and GoFundMe, micro-loans, lines of credit and grants. Bring your lunch and attend this final session, which will be full of important and helpful information on how to secure necessary funding for your business venture. For more information, contact Andrea Crowley at acrowley@mca.edu.

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Reception | Varied Construct: MFA Thesis Exhibition

April 7 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Marshall Arts Gallery,

639 Marshall Avenue

Memphis,

38103

United States


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Varied Construct: MFA Thesis Exhibition

Memphis College of Art will host a reception for Varied Construct: MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring the works of ten MFA candidates. This year’s spring MFA Thesis Exhibition boasts a varied and diverse body of work in the beautiful and spacious Marshall Arts Gallery in downtown Memphis.

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Downing Pryor Distinguished Visiting Lecturer: LaToya Ruby Frazier

April 18 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Downing Pryor LaToya Ruby Frazier

MCA’s 2017 Downing Pryor Distinguished Visiting Lecturer is LaToya Ruby Frazier, an internationally recognized photographer and a 2015 MacArthur Fellow. Frazier works in photography, video and performance to build visual archives that address industrialism, rustbelt revitalization, environmental justice, healthcare inequity, family and communal history. Frazier received the International Center for Photography Infinity Award in 2015 for her book The Notion of Family (Aperture 2014). Frazier has exhibited widely around the United States and internationally at venues including the Brooklyn Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, Massachusetts, the Whitney Museum of Art in New York, and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

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